How many times have you tried to check or create full project documentation? How many times have you modified the project and forgot to update the documentation ?. Project documentation allows you to generate a complete project documentation containing all information such as schema configuration, components, versions, custom fields, but also everything related to Jira Service Management such as queues, request types, SLAs, etc.
… and you can do it with one click in Jira
Where you can generate Project documentation
Documentation is available for each project in Project Settings by clicking the Project Documentation link
You can do this using the configuration from the GUI (just click the icon in the top right corner) where you have an additional choice regarding some configuration items.
Additionally, you can save a new view as default for documentation.
Share documentation with project administrators
Before making this option available, check if users should see the details of this full configuration
When option Share Project documentation in Extensions Configuration
is enabled, all users who have the right to administer the project will see the new section in the project settings and will have the right to view the full documentation of the project.
Export to Confluence
Available since v. 3.14.*
Directly form project documentation in Jira you can export documentation to Confluence.
Click the Export button and select the space/page where you want to export the documentation, after this operation all your information about the project will be in Confluence so you can easily maintain and search the documentation.
Project documentation in Confluence can be automated at your discretion so that it is refreshed from time to time. there are two dedicated APIs for this, which in combination can create/update a page.
1) Get Confluence content for project
Api returns the appropriate documentation format for Confluence